We have a dedicated family of volunteers, ranging from teens to seniors, who devote hundreds of hours each year to assist and support our healthcare team members as they provide quality care to our patients. Our volunteers provide service in a variety of ways, depending on their interests and abilities.

Volunteering in the Hospital

Volunteering Positions:

  • Cancer Center Driver or Runner
  • Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit
  • Gift Shop
  • Hospice Office/Respite
  • Information Desk

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  • Nursing School Reception Desk
  • Office Aide
  • Patient/Family Advisory Council
  • Pet Therapy Program
  • Surgery Waiting


Hospice care involves supporting the patient and their loved ones. Hospice volunteers are a vital part of providing compassionate support. This can be done in a variety of ways:

  • Companionship with the patient
  • Caregiver Relief (Respite care)
  • Practical Services
  • Office Support

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Summer Teen Volunteer Program

Please be advised that the Teen Volunteer Summer Program at Duncan Regional Hospital is officially cancelled for this summer. We feel that there is too much uncertainty right now about the COVID-19 Pandemic and as a hospital, we will be trying hard to get back to normal operations all summer.

Our first priority is the safety of our patients and staff. We regret having to make this decision, but do not want to take any risks having the teens here. Please help us spread the word if you know of anyone planning to participate in the program this summer.

Any questions may be directed to Betty Beck, CAVS, Director of Volunteer Services at betty.beck@drhhealth.org or by calling 580.251-8495.

Health Careers Club

Health Careers is a club for high school students who are interested in pursuing a health-related career.  The program at each meeting will relate to varied health careers presented by professionals in the related fields.  The club provides an opportunity for the students to become more familiar with health-related fields while planning their future goals. Membership is open to all area high school students. No dues are charged.

Meetings are held the third (3rd) Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Pavilion Auditorium unless a tour is given of a specific area. If a date or meeting place is changed, an announcement will be made.

For more information, please contact the Director of Volunteer Services at 580.251.8495 or by email at betty.beck@drhhealth.org.

Auxiliary Scholarship

Scholarship is for (One) Junior and (One) Senior for $1,000.00 to be applied to university charges:tuition, fees, books, etc. The criteria for this scholarship is as follows:
1) Maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

2)If a 2.0 GPA is not maintained or the student drops enrollment from the University, the balance of the money in their account would be returned to Duncan Regional Hospital Auxiliary.

3)If student transfers to another university or college, a request will be made in writing that the balance of the money be transferred to the specific university or college.

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How Do I Become a Volunteer?

Some of the most visible and valuable people at our hospital are our volunteers. Becoming a Duncan Regional Hospital volunteer means you’ll join an elite group of individuals of the DRH auxiliary team that have one goal – to provide compassionate care to our patients and their families.

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